June 29, 2011 — Meyer Burger won additional orders for high-precision wire saws and wafer inspection systems from its customer Jiangsu GCL Silicon Material Technology Development Co. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited.
The contracts total more than CHF160 million.
The wire saws from MB Wafertec and the inspection systems from Hennecke Metrology Systems will be installed for high-quality multi-crystalline silicon solar wafer manufacturing.
GCL-Poly is a top China-based polysilicon and wafer supplier. The company has chosen Meyer Burger as a preferred supplier of advanced photovoltaic technologies and highly integrated systems. The company chooses Meyer Burger tools due to their high quality and ability to help GCL grow, said Shua Hua, GCL CEO.
Meyer Burger makes systems and production lines for photovoltaics in the solar industry, and for the semiconductor and optics industries. Meyer Burger has its headquarters and the production facility of MB Wafertec (Meyer Burger Ltd) in Switzerland, while the group companies, Meyer Burger Automation GmbH, Hennecke Systems GmbH and AMB Apparate + Maschinenbau GmbH have their headquarters and production facilities in Germany. Diamond Materials Tech, Inc. has its headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, USA. The production facilities of 3S Modultec, 3S Photovoltaics and Pasan are also located in Switzerland, while Somont is located in Germany. Meyer Burger Group has also subsidiaries and own service centres in Germany, Norway, Spain, USA, China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and India. Registered shares of Meyer Burger Technology Ltd are listed on SIX Swiss Exchange (Ticker: MBTN). Learn more at www.meyerburger.com